Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Fine Highland Wool, 20% Polyamide (Nylon)
Weight: Fingering Weight
Knitting Gauge: 7 - 8 sts = 1" on #1 - 3 needles (2.25mm-3.25mm)
Crochet Gauge: 21 – 32 sc = 4'' on B - E hooks (2.25mm-3.5mm)
Yards: 357
Grams: 100
Put Up: hank
Care: Machine Wash Gentle/Tumble Dry Low

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Sale! Hawthorne Speckle Hand Paint

$11.69 - $12.99 100g / hank  Original Price: $12.99

Take our ever-popular Hawthorne, the sturdy, vibrant superwash yarn you love, as a base, add some style and pizazz, and you get Hawthorne Speckle Hand Paint. Every Speckle skein is painted by hand with eccentric dapplings of color against the softest of backgrounds. Pair it with Hawthorne Multi or Kettle Dye for an eye-catching pop, or use it alone for a unique pair of socks or an everyday accessory that will bring a dazzle of color to any outfit.

Please note: Hawthorne is a hand painted yarn and colors may vary from skein to skein.

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5 out of 5 stars

I love this yarn. I bought several skeins and I am pleased with the color of each one. I've knit socks with two different skeins and have washed and worn both. Even in the Florida heat, my feet were cool and comfortable. The cables are crisp and well defined. the yarn is soft but sturdy. I couldn't ask for more!

5 out of 5 stars

I can not understand the negative reviews. Color is bright and beautiful, stranding is strong and it washes well. You discontinued one of my favorite colors. Not the first, wont be the last. I know you need room for new Yarns. I become hooked on those also. Knit or crochet more and complain less. Knit picks offers Yarns you can no longer get in walk in stores.

5 out of 5 stars

I LOVE THIS YARN. Period. It's my favorite. I have no problem with the hand dye variations. Every single colorway I've tried has been artistically beautiful. This is NOT Stroll yarn. It is NOT fluffy butter-soft merino. It's also NOT painfully rough to work with either... AND IT SOFTENS WHEN YOU WASH IT. It's sturdy with a gorgeous twist... stunning stitch definition. Basically, if I'm going to spend time making wearables, they better hold up! This yarn is PERFECT. I will be devastated if they ever discontinue Hawthorne!

1 out of 5 stars

I am just adding to my andromeda speckle review, I like very much palette fingering yarn, but andromeda speckle is a disaster, . Sorry knit picks for this review, but I feel I need to say it, nobody likes scrubbing they're stained pink feet after wearing hand knitted wool socks.

5 out of 5 stars

I’ve only purchased a single skein of Andromeda, so I cannot speak to other colors. However, as far as the fiber goes, I quite like it! I understand how some may find it “rougher” than say, Stroll Fingering, but, I enjoy this better. I experienced little to zero splitting, and so far my shawl has a very nice squish! I would say it the twist feels similar to an Irish brand many love, without the halo. I very much enjoy the speckles and must admit that for the Andromeda colorway, the hand-painting contends with some of my higher end speckled skeins. I will be purchasing additional skeins of Andromeda (& other colors!) as I think it’s going to be a stash staple! I hope Knit Picks experiments with more speckled colorways for the Hawthorne line!!

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